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Gardaí want to know if you saw this assault on a taxi driver last month

Another man who jumped in to help the taxi driver was also assaulted by a large number of youths.

Image: James Horan/Photocall Ireland

GARDAÍ ARE APPEALING for witnesses to an assault on a taxi driver and another man at a rank on Lower Sheriff Street in Dublin last month.

The incident occurred at around 10pm on 8 June. Gardaí said a male taxi driver in a black VW Passat was involved in an altercation with two males.

These two males were they joined by a large number of youths. Another man jumped in to help the taxi driver and both sustained injuries. They were taken to hospital and later discharged.

Gardaí said two taxis at the rank were also “extensively damaged”.

They appealed for any witnesses who may have been in the Lower Sheriff Street or Amiens Street area at the time or anyone who can assist with the investigaiton to call Store Street Garda Station on 01- 6668000, The Garda Confidential Telephone Line on 1800 666 111 or any garda station.

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